Through the Decades - 1960s

 

Viterbo alumni

Remembering the 1960s

Here are some highlights and milestones from the 1960s:

1960: Grace McDonald, FSPA, was appointed as Viterbo’s fourth president.

1961: Viterbo hired its first full-time lay faculty members

1966: Grace Clare Beznouz, FSPA, was appointed to lead the Viterbo nursing program. A dorm addition and dining facilities opened on campus.

1969: The first male students were admitted to Viterbo College. the 472 female students enrolled in fall semester were joined by three male students.

 

Distinguished Alumni Award Winners from the 1960s

Class of 1960: Malinda Gerke, FSPA

Class of 1961: Rose Ann (Mashak) Kazmierczak; Rosalbo Bueno-Osawa; Annette (Duren) Scherbert

Class of 1962: A. Diane Moeller; Karolee (Hogden) Sowle, SFSN

Class of 1963: Carolyn Hogan; Eileen (Sullivan) Schrager; Sandra (Dutcher) Schwalbe; Agnes Tan; Colleen Walsh

Class of 1964: Marilyn Brodie; Rochelle Potaracke, FSPA

Class of 1965: Janice Bahr; Thea Bowman, FSPA; Helen Elsbernd, FSPA; Mary Ann Gschwind, FSPA; Antona Schedlo

Class of 1966: Rose Kreutz; Doris Murphy, OSB; Carole Plante

Class of 1967: Marlene Weisenbeck, FSPA

Class of 1969: Patricia (Majarrez) Hoch; Sandra Hoeser; Sue Schmitt; Barbara Weber; Darlene (Eberhardt) Wolfe

 

Alumni Plaza Supporters

1960: Rosemarie (Fritz) Smith

1961: Joan (Biebel) Buckley, Sandy (Subera) Cesnik, and Mardell (Gerleman) Corcoran

1962: Joan (Wernke) Antony, Grace (Brogan) Costello, SFSN, Patricia (Hughes) McLoone, Rita (Walsh) Modjeski, Maureen (Quillin) Monk, SFSN, and Donna Reichwein-Kampa

1963: Joyce (Streveler) Athmann, Ellen (Klimesh) Martell, and Agnes Tan

1964: Alice (Troendle) Clemments, Sheila (Walsh) Loftus, Nancy (Auer) Smick, SFSN, and Madonna (Bilderback) Witter

1965: Jane (Downey) Bacha, Patricia (Conway) Becker and Sue Ann (Mashak) Thompson

1966: Loraine (Wannarka) Mulock, SFSN, and Elizabeth (Troendle) Shew

1967: Susan (Chapiewsky) Adams, Ethyll (Henry) Call, Sharon (Mueller) Dodds, Mary (Tan) Fong, Elaine (McCoy) Gran, Chryl (Wood) Horstman, SFSN, Juanita (Maule) Konkel, Margaret Lansing, and Jenny Lou (Ott) Plesums

1968: Cassandra (Schleich) Bissen and JoCarol (McGarvey) Farmer

1969: Kathryn (Anderson) Dose, Kathleen (Maher) Haettinger, Patricia (Majarrez) Hoch, Sandra Hoeser, Carol (Wannarka) Hoff, Bernadette Martin, Alice (Judd) Smith '69, and Lin (Van Lannen) Sugden

 

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